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Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 11-14-2017, 02:00 PM
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Posted By S Carlson
Cool! I agree. I probably would have...

Cool!



I agree. I probably would have done this too, if I had had the foresight to take the measurements rather than naively assuming the kit would have the correct seals. As it was, I think I...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 11-10-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By S Carlson
The rack I rebuilt is out of an '87. It might not...

The rack I rebuilt is out of an '87. It might not be original but I think it is. I think more likely the Edelmann 8740 kit is for the racks with aluminum pinion housing, which from what I gather are...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 11-10-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By S Carlson
You are correct. Later cars seem to have the PTFE...

You are correct. Later cars seem to have the PTFE seal with o-ring under. This is not reverse compatible. If yours had an o-ring under a PTFE seal that's what must go back in. It's impossible to fit...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 08-13-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By S Carlson
My o-pinion on spool-ing up

Installed the pinion/spool valve today. Easy!

First I'll say, those directions by B202nut to use heat to form the teflon o-rings: not the thing I did. I pulled the old ones off and put the new...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 08-06-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By S Carlson
A bird in the hand is worth two bushes in the rack...whatever, something like that

Pressed bushings in. B202nut got this wrong when he said you need a press. Then again, I've been working without any presses for years. It's just a fact of life for me, the necessity to think outside...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 08-05-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,824
Posted By S Carlson
Allahu Rack-Bar!

The rack bar bulkhead seal is fully in. Here's how I did it.

First, of course, you have to insert the bushing (smaller nosed end inward) followed by the wavy washer followed by the bulkhead seal...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 08-02-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,824
Posted By S Carlson
So I drove in some seals. First I put in...

So I drove in some seals.

First I put in the white little collar thingy that goes deep inside the pinion housing. This can be slipped in with your finger. Use the one from the Pontiac Trans Am...
Forum: General Classic 900 Posts and Information 07-25-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 42
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Posted By S Carlson
Holy thread resurrection, Batman!

So I tried this. It's a great tutorial, as far as taking things apart goes. Putting them back together on the other hand......well yeah you'll see.

I consider myself a veteran home-remanufacturer...
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